Custard For Pies Recipe

Ingredients for Custard For Pies Recipe

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2-3 cup sugar
  • 1 full tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Heat milk, beat yolks very light, add sugar and cornstarch.
  2. Beat again, mix with a little hot milk and add to rest of milk.
  3. Cook until thick, stirring constantly.
  4. Line pan with pastry and bake crust until set.
  5. Pour in custard and bake until lightly browned.

Variations:

  • For cocoanut, add one cup grated coconut to custard mixture; top with toasted coconut if desired.
  • Sliced bananas may be used in this custard, making delicious banana pie.
  • Chocolate custard made also by adding one-fourth pound Baker's chocolate and two tablespoons butter.

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Custard For Pies Recipe